Introducing the H.I.E.C HR Pulse Survey Report 2024

As we step into 2024, the landscape of Human Resources is rapidly evolving, presenting both opportunities and challenges for organizations across the globe. To help navigate these changes, we conducted a pulse survey among over 3,000 CHROs, HR VPs and HR executives globally. The data collected not only reflects the current state of HR but also serves as a guide for future initiatives., uncovering crucial insights into the strategic priorities, challenges, and technological investments shaping the future of work.

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Our survey highlights several key areas of focus for HR leaders:

  • Leadership and Management Development: An overwhelming majority of respondents prioritize this as a critical area for 2024, reflecting the need to strengthen organizational leadership capabilities.
  • Adoption of Artificial Intelligence: The survey reveals a mixed response regarding the integration and retention of A.I. expertise within organizations, highlighting the need for a robust governance framework.
  • Technology Investments: HR leaders are prioritizing investments in areas such as Talent Acquisition, Talent Analytics, and Learning & Development to drive productivity and organizational success.
  • Management Preparedness: While some HR leaders express confidence in management’s ability to execute in a challenging environment, there is a significant portion who remain skeptical.
  • Employee Trust and Satisfaction: Trust between management and employees remains a critical issue, with many HR leaders noting a lack of healthy trust and a need to improve overall employee satisfaction.
  • Return-to-Office Policies: These policies are proving to be contentious, with many organizations facing resistance and unwanted resignations as they attempt to bring employees back to the office.


We invite you to explore the full survey report, where we delve deeper into these findings and provide detailed analysis and recommendations. This report serves as a valuable resource for HR professionals and organizational leaders, offering a roadmap to navigate the complexities of the modern workplace and to strategize effectively for the future.

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Stay ahead of the curve and equip your organization with the insights needed to thrive in 2024 and beyond.


Please feel free to contact Matt Healey directly via email should you have any questions or would like to discuss the above or anything else further.